The Straight Edge Messiah has become a staple to WWE programming. Since his WWE Debut in 2006, CM Punk has been one of the WWE’s most unique Superstars. Punk’s gimmick revolves around a real life following. Punk’s straight edge lifestyle has always been interpreted in his gimmick whether playing a face with edge or a demented heel.
2010 was a year of morning for the enigma known as CM Punk.
A feud with Rey Mysterio knocked the 2nd City Saint off the WWE’s radar. In the process, having his head shaved bald by the Ultimate Underdog. A short feud with the Big Show followed. The feud was one sided as Punk was always left lifeless by the Weapon of Mass Destruction.
While the better part of 2010 was a failure for Punk, the Messiah pulled of the biggest comeback of 2010.
Punk attacked John Cena on two occasions and became leader of the Nexus. The nefarious Superstar seemingly struck gold and became regarded as the WWE’s top heel. It seemed as if a main event spot was only months from Punk’s grasp. After the premature end to the feud with Cena, Punk entered an ill-fated feud with Randy Orton.
After three losses to Orton, Punk’s momentum has ended and the importance of Nexus has fallen.
Despite this, Punk has exposed himself in the process. The Straight Edge Messiah has displayed his superiority to every member of the WWE Roster. It’s hard to deny the fact that CM Punk is the all around best Superstar in the WWE today.
Here’s a few reasons why Punk excels in things others lack.